Contents tagged with Genetics

12 July 2021

These PTAs show the potential for production traits, such as milk, fat, protein and persistency, to be passed on to the next generation.

12 July 2021

An introduction to the basics of genetic indexes and PTAs, why they are needed and how they’re calculated.

7 July 2021

The reliability of genomic evaluations is an important consideration when using them to inform your breeding programme.

7 July 2021

Genomic evaluation highlights young bulls with higher-reliability proofs compared with traditional genetic indexes. Find out more about genomics, the testing process and costs.

25 May 2021

As the second phase of RamCompare comes to a close, we reflect on the culmination of data collection and research over the past five years to identify what we can learn from the results.

16 April 2021

As the second phase of RamCompare comes to a close, we reflect on the culmination of data collection and research over the past five years to identify what we can learn from the results.

5 April 2021

Enables farmers to find bulls that breed healthier cows that can stay in the herd for longer

1 April 2021

Gestation Length Index provides a prediction of gestation length for a bull’s calves.

29 March 2021

Three changes introduced to genetic evaluations from April - HealthyCow, Gestation Length and a rolling base

24 March 2021

Learn more about new dairy breeding indexes being released this year to help improve cow health and your breeding programme.

29 September 2021

Gene Editing (GE) applications can mimic natural genetic variation, but with greater precision and speed.

25 February 2021

Learn about new dairy breeding indexes to help improve cow health and breeding programmes.

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